The Grand Manner - Off-Broadway

Lincoln Center Theater presents this world premiere from A.R. Gurney.

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Playing At

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre 150 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

Important Dates

On Sale may 17, 2010
Preview jun 02, 2010
Opening jun 27, 2010
Closing aug 01, 2010

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Description

In 1948, playwright A.R. Gurney, then a young boarding school student, traveled to New York where he attended a performance of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, going backstage afterwards to meet the production's star, the great stage actress Katharine Cornell, who was dubbed "The First Lady of the American Stage" by the legendary critic Alexander Woollcott. A mix of remembrance and imagination, The Grand Manner is a love letter to this fabled actress and a heartfelt look back at the glorious heyday of the Broadway theatre.

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What Is The Grand Manner Like?
This charming 90-minute-long memory play is made extra special by the presence of Kate Burton as Katharine Cornell, three-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines as Guthrie McClintic, Tony nominee Bobby Steggert as young Pete and Brenda Wehle as Gert. A sumptuous drawing room set ...

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Theater

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre
150 West 65th Street New York, NY